Khaleel is the Senior Field Organizer for the Rockaway Youth Task Force. As a longtime Rockaway resident, Khaleel has a passion for community organizing and has devoted much of his time to improving the lives of his fellow Rockaway community members. Khaleel joined RYTF in 2011 as a member and was hired as a full time staff member in 2014. During his time with the organization, Khaleel has worked with hundreds of young people to create one of New York City’s largest youth-run community gardens. Khaleel is an advocate for food justice and believes that all people should have access to healthy food options, regardless of race or socioeconomic status.